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Antique Shake Locket Watermelon Tourmaline
Antique Shake Locket Watermelon Tourmaline

Antique Shake Locket Watermelon Tourmaline

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An antique French locket filled with white topaz and a tourmaline slice, are captured between original glass panels. The locket features an 18 carat gold filled frame, with a traditional 'ribbon and reed' French design on the bezel. In the early 19th century, a young Parisian jeweler invented a process of applying a thick layer of 18kt or 14kt gold foil over brass to create jewelry that mimicked solid gold. The process was so good that the pieces done using this technique are often mistaken for solid gold. In addition, due to the thick layer of gold used, the pieces have withstood the test of time.

My signature gemstone accented chain accompanies this piece: micro faceted white topaz rondelles along with a thick slice of watermelon tourmaline. The chain is 14kt gold filled, with a lobster claw clasp finishing the ends.   Layaway is available on this piece, please inquire for terms.


~Locket measures 27mm in diameter

~Chain is 18" in length

~AAA micro faceted white topaz rondelles

~Thick watermelon tourmaline slice


Your locket will ship USPS mail with tracking in the US, and will be packaged in a signature "The Bijou Babe" box ready for gift giving or safe storage.  Please contact me if you would like to add insurance to your package.  International clients, please contact me if you wish to add tracking or insurance to your package.


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